Corbicula fluminalis (O.F. Müller, 1774)

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Report the species

Report Corbicula fluminalis to the National Museum of Natural History.

Status and distribution in Luxembourg

Distribution map of Corbicula fluminalis (O.F. Müller, 1774) in Luxembourg. Data source: Recorder-Lux, iNaturalist & GBIF, 2020-01-21.

Corbicula fluminalis (O.F. Müller, 1774) was first found in Luxembourg by K. Groh on 17 June 1996 in the Moselle river in the municipality of Remich (MNHNL 2000-).

Currently, 8 records (1996-2002) of Corbicula fluminalis are accessible through the MNHNL-mdata portal, all of them from the Moselle river (MNHNL, iNaturalist & GBIF 2019).

Risk assessment

ISEIA protocol: A2 (3+3+3+3) = Black List (Ries et al. 2017: 68).


  • MNHNL, 2000-. Corbicula fluminalis (O.F. Müller, 1774) in Recorder-Lux, database on the natural heritage of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Musée national d’histoire naturelle, Luxembourg. URL: [Accessed 2019-10-24]
  • MNHNL, iNaturalist & GBIF, 2019. Corbicula fluminalis (O.F. Müller, 1774) in MNHNL-mdata, online portal combining species observation from Recorder-Lux, iNaturalist and GBIF. National Museum of Natural History, Luxembourg. URL: [Accessed 2019-10-24]
  • Ries, C., A. Arendt, C. Braunert, S. Christian, A. Dohet, A. Frantz, G. Geimer, M. Hellers, J. A. Massard, X. Mestdagh, R. Proess, N. Schneider & M. Pfeiffenschneider, 2017. Environmental impact assessment and black, watch and alert list classification after the ISEIA Protocol of invertebrates in Luxembourg. Bull. Soc. Nat. luxemb. 119: 63-70. [PDF 360 KB]

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